Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM®)
Course number: CGICIPM40
The CIPM is the world’s first and only certification in privacy program management. When you earn a CIPM, it shows that you know how to make a privacy program work for your organization. In other words, you’re the go-to person for day-to-day operations when it comes to data protection.
The CIPM program was developed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), which is the world’s largest comprehensive global information privacy community and resource.
- Associate’s Degree or BS Degree with at least 2 years of professional experience
- Data Protection Officers
- Data Protection Managers
- Legal Compliance Officers
- Security Manager
- Information Managers
- Anyone involved with data protection processes and programs
Certified Information Privacy Manager by IAPP
Certified Information Privacy Manager Exam
Post class completion, students can appear for the Certified Information Privacy Manager Exam.
The CIPM certification also holds accreditation under ISO 17024: 2012.
Identifies privacy program management responsibilities, and describes the role of accountability in privacy program management.
Examines considerations for developing and implementing a privacy program, including the position of the privacy function within the organization, role of the DPO, program scope and charter, privacy strategy, support and ongoing involvement of key functions and privacy frameworks.
Discusses the regulatory environment, common elements across jurisdictions and strategies for aligning compliance with organizational strategy.
Relates practical processes for creating and using data inventories/maps, gap analyses, privacy assessments, privacy impact assessments/data protection impact assessments and vendor assessments.
Describes common types of privacy-related policies, outlines components and offers strategies for implementation.
Discusses operational considerations for communicating and ensuring data subject rights, including privacy notice, choice and consent, access and rectification, data portability, and erasure and the right to be forgotten.
Outlines strategies for developing and implementing privacy training and awareness programs.
Examines a holistic approach to protecting personal information through privacy by design.
Provides guidance on planning for and responding to a data security incident or breach.
Relates common practices for monitoring, measuring, analyzing and auditing privacy program performance.